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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department encourages everyone to keep safety in mind during Thanksgiving

MFRD Patch

From stuffing to turkey, everyone has a favorite Thanksgiving menu. As you plan your holiday meal, the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) offers safe cooking and turkey frying tips to help you keep your Thanksgiving dinner delicious and safe.

Murfreesboro, Tenn [November 23, 2020] — From stuffing to turkey, everyone has a favorite Thanksgiving menu. As you plan your holiday meal, the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) offers safe cooking and turkey frying tips to help...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 8, 2020

Citizens’ actions help injured motorcyclist trapped under vehicle after crash

Wreck SUV showing how civilians and firefighters lifted the SUV using car jacks, blocks and wooden b

Emergency responders are crediting several civilians for saving the life of a motorcyclist trapped underneath a vehicle following a crash on Saturday, November 7th.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Emergency responders are crediting several civilians for saving the life of a motorcyclist trapped underneath a vehicle following a crash on Saturday, Nov. 7.

 

The civilians sprang into action, using car ja...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Exchange Club of Murfreesboro honors Fire Fighter / Advanced EMT of the Year Matt Roeger

Firefighter of the Year

Matt Roeger Driver/Engineer and Advanced EMT who is assigned to Ladder 11 C-Shift, was awarded as City of Murfreesboro Fire / Rescue Employee of the Year by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro on Wednesday November 4, 2020.

      Matt Roeger Driver/Engineer and Advanced EMT who is assigned to Ladder 11 C-Shift, was awarded as City of Murfreesboro Fire / Rescue Employee of the Year by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro on Wednesday ...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Quicker alarm response time expected in Murfreesboro with implementation of ASAP

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Murfreesboro becomes the 7th Emergency Communications Center in Tennessee to decrease processing and response times for home and business alarm-related calls by implementing The Monitoring Association’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol program or ASAP.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro becomes the 7th Emergency Communications Center in Tennessee to decrease processing and response times for home and business alarm-related calls by implementing The Monitoring Association’s A...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Fire allegedly set by patient in emergency room at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

St. Thomas Hospital ER Fire

Nurses prevented a catastrophe by extinguishing a fire at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital’s Emergency Department. Medical oxygen was allegedly set on fire by a patient, causing damage to one room and medical equipment on Sunday, Oct. 11.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Nurses prevented a catastrophe by extinguishing a fire at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital’s Emergency Department. Medical oxygen was allegedly set on fire by a patient, causing damage to one room and medical equipm...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue’s Class 1 ISO Rating takes effect October 1

Fire Station 11

The City of Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department recently received a top rating of Class 1/1X from the Insurance Service Office. The new rating could lead to lower insurance premiums for some homeowners and businesses.

Murfreesboro, Tenn. –  The City of Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) recently received a top rating of Class 1/1X from the Insurance Service Office (ISO), improving from Class 2/2X rating in 2016. The new rating could lead to l...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: August 3, 2020

City implements new burn permit fee for commercial construction sites and public gathering bonfires

MFRD Patch

The City of Murfreesboro Building & Codes Department has established a new burn permit fee for open burning organic material on commercial construction sites and for organizations hoping to host public gathering bonfires.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The City of Murfreesboro Building & Codes Department has established a new burn permit fee for open burning organic material on commercial construction sites and for organizations like schools, churches or neighborhood ...

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